Climbing Mera Peak ǀ Mera Peak Trekking - 19 Days

Highlights

  • Summit up to Mera peak 6476 meters and enjoy the unique landscape and hidden beauties on the trek.
  • Enjoy the mesmerizing sunrise and sunset view of the snowcapped mountains including Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Kanchenjunga, etc.
  • Experience the hospitality of Khumbu people and explore the beautiful flora, fauna, and wilderness of Sagarmatha national park.
  • Explore the Sherpa culture, colorful villages with beautiful lakes and glaciers on trip

 Summarize-

Mera peak climbing is one of the highest and longest trekking peaks climbing in Nepal. Mera peak is located in the Khumbu region of Sagarmatha National park. Mera peak located in the Hinku Valley of the eastern part of the Everest region. Trekking via off the beaten trail reaches Khare and Mera La base camp.
 
Likewise, explore the unique nature and hidden wilderness of the UNESCO-listed Sagarmatha National Park. All the way trekking passes via beautiful frozen lakes, glaciers, valleys, and while rivers are the best attraction of the trek. Mera peak climbing is quite amazing and thrilling part of the climbing with the mesmerizing views of the tallest enchanting Himalayas.
 
Mera peak climbing is one of the prime peaks climbing before you climb more than 8000 meters of mountain. Likewise, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norway Sherpa were first ascents to Mera peak before and after they submit Mount Everest. Even that day onwards climbing to Mera peak is quite famous for the climbers.
 

Mera peak climbing time and distance

Mera peak trekking and climbing part cover bout 130 kilometers from Lukla, Mera peak and back to Luka. It will take about two to three weeks to complete the trip which depends on the trek route. Those who are fasts and advanced climbers can complete ascent to Mera peak within two weeks. Likewise for average trekkers can complete this trip around 18 days while approaching via a Paiya longer route. Advanced trekkers have to approach via Luka to Zatra La pass trail to reach shortly to the Mera la.
 
Mera Peak Climbing routes
 
There are mainly two-path approaches trek to Mera peak trail. The first part is directly trekking via high passes called Zatra La to pass within the second day of the trek which may be a bit challenging for the high altitudes. Lukla to Zatra La pass trek is the shortest trip but hard for some trekkers. On the other hand, Mera peak trek is a longer part trail passes via Pangkongma, Paiya, and Surka La pass which is gradually trekking from lower to higher trek

Overview

Day 1:  Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 2:  Kathmandu sightseen and check list the gears , briefing / B

Day 3:  Fly fom Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Paiya (2800m) 3 to 4 hrs / B.L.D

Day 4:  Trek from Paiya to Pangoma 2850 m- 5 to 6 hrs / B.L.D

Day 5:  Pangkongma to Ngyunsga Shibuche (2850m) 4 to5  hrs

Day 6:  Ngyunsga Shibuche 2750m to ChetraKhola 3150m 7 to 8 hrs

Day 7:  Chetra Khola to Kothe 3600m- 6 to 7 hrs

Day 8:  Kothe to Tangnag 4350m – 3 to 4 hrs / B.L.D

Day 9:  Accalimatazation day in Tangnag / B.L.D

Day 10:  Tangnag to Khare 5045 m 2-3 hrs / B.L.D

Day 11:  Khare to Mera La / Mera Base camp 5415m & rest day 3 to 4 hrs / B.L.D

Day 12:  Mera Base Camp to High Camp (5780m/18963ft)- 4 / 5 hrs   / B.L.D

Day 13:  Mera high camp to summit Mera peak 6474 m and back to Khare 8 to 9 hrs / B.L.D

Day 14:  Additional summit day if required with bad weather / B.L.D

Day 15:  Khare to Kothe 3600m 4 to 5 hrs / B.L.D

Day 16:    Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4320m/13200ft)- 6 / 7 hrs / B.L.D

Day 17:   Thuli Kharka to Lukla: via Zatrwa La Pass (2800m/9186ft)- 7 hrs/ B.L.D

Day 18:   Lukla to Kathmandu Flight – 35 min / B.D

Day 19:  Transfer to Airport / B

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (1400 meter)

Airport representative from our company picks you up from the airport upon your arrival. Then transfer to your hotel for a short briefing about the trip. In the meantime, you can roam around the city or take a rest and relax.

Maximum Altitude- 1400 meter
Accommodations -Overnight stay in the hotel

Day 2
Kathmandu sightseen and check list the gears , briefing / B

Sightseen tour around in Kathmandu valley explore UNESCO world heritage sites in. visit Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries. Shopping and meeting with the guide and briefing.

Maximum Altitude- 1400 meter
Walking distance – walking and sight have seen tour
Accommodations -Overnight stay in the hotel
Meals included – (Breakfast)

Day 3
Fly fom Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Paiya (2800m) 3 to 4 hrs / B.L.D

Early morning scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Once reach to Lukla gatzering with all our team members and trek passes via Surkhe Khola, Dudh Koshi rivers. Trail overwhelms with the beautiful forest oaks forest, rhododendron forest, farmland and villages are the ideal attraction part of the trek.

Maximum Altitude- 2800 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 4
Trek from Paiya to Pangoma 2850 m- 5 to 6 hrs / B.L.D

After breakfast start your trek to Pangoma (2850 m) you need to walk about 5 to 6 hrs trail follow the beautiful forests of rhododendrons, pines farmland, nice villages. Trek passes via Chutok La (2950 m )and Khari La (3080 m). Explore around Pangoma enjoy the Sherpa people and their lives style.

Maximum Altitude- 2850 meter
Walking distance – 5 to 6 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 5
Pangkongma to Ngyunsga Shibuche (2850m) 4 to5 hrs

After breakfast trail heading to Shibuche. Enjoy the great view beautiful valley and rivers. Nice view of Pangkongma and Hinku Khola river. So travel through dense forests of Okas and rhododendron forests, maples, etc. Looks amazing view and landscape.

Maximum Altitude- 2850 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 6
Ngyunsga Shibuche 2750m to ChetraKhola 3150m 7 to 8 hrs

After the breakfast trek head to Chetrakhola. All the way you can the vicinity of beautiful landscape and hidden wilderness. The trail passes uphill and some downhill through the nice stream and finally reach Chetra Khola and overnight stay in tea house.

Maximum Altitude- 3150 meter
Walking distance – 7 to 8 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 7
Chetra Khola to Kothe 3600m- 6 to 7 hrs

We will trek slightly uphill and gradually to the rocky trail. Walk all the way to some green meadows and forests. Walk around nice forests and meadows and beautiful landscapes.

Maximum Altitude- 3600 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 8
Kothe to Tangnag 4350m – 3 to 4 hrs / B.L.D

Early mornings see the beautiful mountains and amazing hills. Once you have breakfast trek to Thangka. Walk through the Hinku rivers, see the nice view of the Himalayas, forest. On the way you can see one of the oldest Gompa called Lungsumgba cave it’s about 2000 old gompa of this reason which is quite famous for Hindu and Buddhis both.

Maximum Altitude- 4350 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 9
Accalimatazation day in Tangnag / B.L.D

Extra day in Thangag. The morning after breakfast hike to the top hill and see the nice view of Kusum Kanguru. Hiking around 500 meters uphill and excursion day of the beautiful Himalayas. Enjoy the great sunrise view of Kusum Kangaru, Mera La, Mera peak, etc. An extra day is a quite valuable time to acclimatize the high altitude and explore around.

Maximum Altitude- 4900 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 10
Tangnag to Khare 5045 m 2-3 hrs / B.L.D

Today after the breakfast walk about 4 hrs continue to reach Khare. The trail passes via lateral moraine and dig glaciers around. Amazing views of beautiful mountains and passes nice streams and lakes. Trails pass via different moraines, Hinku Nup and Shar glaciers are the ideal part of the trail. Finally close to reaching Khare walk about 1 hrs steep uphill to reach Khare.

Maximum Altitude- 5000 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in the guest house.
Meals included – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11
Khare to Mera La / Mera Base camp 5400m & rest day 3 to 4 hrs / B.L.D

Extra acclimatization day in Khare before the climb to Mera high camp and summit to Mera peak. You can see the nice view of Mera peaks, Mera la, Metra glaciers, etc. Trek to Mera base camp and back to Khare or overnight stay at base camp before going to high camp. Final checklist of your climbing gears, climbing basic training before you climb to Mera peak.
Fully prepare for climbing and rehearsal using your climbing geras like harness, climbing rope, crampons, ice axe , boot, etc, and fully physically and mentally prepare for the climbing Mera peak.

Maximum Altitude- 5400 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in the guest house.
Meals included – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12
Mera Base Camp to High Camp (5780m/18963ft)- 4 / 5 hrs / B.L.D

After breakfast gradually ascend to Mera high camp. Walk all the way via Mera glaciers and finally arrive at high camp. You can see the outstanding sunrise and sunset view of the Himalayas including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Barutse, etc.

Maximum Altitude- 5800 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay intent
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 13
Mera high camp to summit Mera peak 6474 m and back to Khare 8 to 9 hrs / B.L.D

Mera Peak is asserted as the highest trekking peak in Nepal. Today is going to be our unforgettable day because we are going to ascend Mera peak. We usually wake up very early in the morning (around 2 am) and take our climbing equipment to the summit. As we ascend, the first ray of sunrise hits the mountain and we can enjoy the full view of amazing Mountain View from above. Spending some time at the summit, we take a journey back to Khare.

Maximum Altitude- 3600 meter
Walking distance – 8 to 9 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 14
Additional summit day if required with bad weather / B.L.D

Extra day if there is any bad weather need to wait for next day to summit. Just leisure day if needed extra overnight in Khare.

Maximum Altitude- 5000 meter
Walking distance –
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 15
Khare to Kothe 3600m 4 to 5 hrs / B.L.D

Rewinding our trip, we return back to Kothe for another wonderful evening and you can enjoy local wines and other treats.

Maximum Altitude- 3600 meter
Walking distance – 6 to 7 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 16
Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4320m/13200ft)- 6 / 7 hrs / B.L.D

From Kothe, we ascend through the thick and lush forest of rhododendron. After enjoying the hills full of rhododendrons, we reach Thuli Kharka – where we once more enjoy views of Mera North, Mera Central, and South Face.

Maximum Altitude- 4320meter
Walking distance – 6 to 7 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 17
Thuli Kharka to Lukla: via Zatrwa La Pass (2800m/9186ft)- 7 hrs/ B.L.D

Leaving Thuli Kharka we ascend to Zatrwa La Pass making it the last day of trekking. From there we can view stunning views of Lukla valley and further trailing down, we reach Chutanga. We trek further from Chutanga till we reach Lukla village and conclude our climbing.

Maximum Altitude- 2800 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 18
Lukla to Kathmandu Flight – 35 min / B.D

Leaving mountains behind, we take the flight to Kathmandu. Flights are scheduled in the morning and after we arrive at the Kathmandu airport, you are escorted to the hotel and to witness the diverse nature and culture of Nepal. Later in the evening, you attend a dinner program as complementary from Sunrise Adventure Trek and celebrate a successful summit.

Maximum Altitude- 1400 meter
Walking distance – flight
Accommodations -Hotel in Kathmandu
Meals included – (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 19
Transfer to Airport / B

After breakfast, we exchange our last good-bye and our airport representative drops you at the airport. You are dropped three hours prior to your scheduled flight for custom check out. Hopefully, this will be a lifetime memory for you, and never forget our gifted country, Nepal. Have a safe journey!

Meals included – (Breakfast)

Includes

  • • All airport pick up and drop in private vehicle
  • • All transportation A/C car, tourist deluxe bus during trips
  • • Trekking lodge during trekking
  • • Whole accommodations during trips in the mountain, trekking lodge, camping, etc
  • • We provide a sleeping bag & down-jacket during the trek (if you don’t have your own but return after trek)
  • • 3 times meals during trekking as mention in the itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner )
  • • All meals and drinks included during climbing period
  • • Especial insurance to our climbing and trekking guides, cook, base camp porters
  • • Some seasonal fruits
  • • First aid medicine item, T-shirt & Trip achievement certificate
  • • Trekking permit & TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)
  • • Special Professional Climbing Guide their salary, accommodation, meals, and their insurance
  • • Our government tax official expenses
  • • Climbing especial Permit for Mera peak
  • • One especial farewell dinner program

Excludes

  • • Extra meals in the Kathmandu & dessert items, any types of drinks items
  • • Tour entrance fees
  • • Climbing gears and types of equipment which you can get hiring in Kathmandu
  • • Your international air ticket
  • • Your travel insurance & tips for the guides
How about Safety, guides, Sherpa, and team members

All our team members Crew (guide, porters and Sherpa, cook) are assigned according to our group. Our team members are origin from a local base and are well expert. Some of our guides and Sherpa team members have already climbed several times different renowned highest mountains including earth highest peak Mount Everest and many more. That is why we are professional and will operate your trip safely away.

Therefore all our guides and team members are professional in trekking, expeditions, high rescue, and well known about safety managements in high altitudes. Thus we have bold responsibility regarding the safety and successful arrangements of your adventures.

Food and Accommodations on Mera peak Climbing
You will have a standard hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast. Although, basic accommodation tea house, and camping accommodation during trekking and climbing. However, you will have a basic sharing bathroom and toilets on the trek so do not hope for a western-style of bathroom. So there is basic accommodation during trek and camping accommodation during climbing period.

Food and drinks items-

You can enjoy different types of meals on the trek. You will have Indian, Continental, Italian, Chinese any typical Nepalese cousins during trekking. Either if you are a Vegetarians or Vegan such meals are also available on the trek. While you are with a big group better you can have quick meals. Regarding drinks can use boil water, mineral water, or tap water using water purification tablets. Mountains water is quite clean to drinks it’s no any pollution.

Gears list for Mera peak climbing?

Gears and types of equipment is most important for climbing. Below are the essential gears for Mera peak climbing so you can choose some of them as you need.

1. A sport harness- provides the best grip preventing you from falling

2. Carabineers- used in rope-intensive activities

3. Infinity Dry Rope / Prusik Loop- used in rope rescue

4. Braking Belay Device- attached to harness or carabineer

5. Crampons- improves mobility while walking over snow

6. Trekking Poles- walking support on the ice

7. The Figure of eight locks/ Descender/ Super 8- precise control over speed while descending

8. Ascender- attached to a rope to make ascending easy

9. Ice Axe- ice climbing tool

10. Multi-LED Headlamp & Spare batteries- for a clear journey

11. Slings- reduce the load damage

12. Altimeter- to measure the altitude of the place

13. Climbing Helmet- protect from rock falls

14. Climbing Rope- important for climbing

15. U- Lock- makes better locks

16. Gloves (Insulating)- used for various stuff like making knots, climbing and keeping your hands warm

17. Sleeping bag- protects your body while sleeping

18. Survival Blanket- works as a useful first-aid kit if someone is going into shock

19. Oxygen- necessary if you suffer from AMS its an optional one

20. Insect repellent- protects from the bite

Besides Climbing gears, there are other things that you need while trekking. They are listed below:

Clothing

• Loose comfortable T-Shirts

• Long-sleeved shirts for sun protection

• Trousers

• A warm jacket and a fleece pullover

• A thermal layer (shirt and pants)

• Water and windproof jacket

• Water and windproof trousers

• Woolen or thermal gloves

• Sun hat and sunglasses

• Woolen or fleece hat

• Scarf

• Down jacket

Footwear

• A pair of Hiking Boots-water resistance

• Trekking Shoes

• Sandals

• Socks

• 4 pairs of good hiking socks

• 4 pairs of thermal socks Bags

Bags

• Duffel bags

• Day Backpack

Skin Protection

• Sunscreen- a minimum of SPF 30

• SPF lip balm

• Pairs of sunglasses

Toiletries and First Aid

• Soap

• Shampoo

• Conditioner

• Travel Towel

• Toothpaste and Toothbrush

• Deodorant and Wet Wipes

• Hair Brush and Hair Ties

• Tampons or Pads

• Toilet Paper and Hand Sanitizer

First Aid Kit

• Basic medicine- cold medicines, anti-diarrhoea pills, and Diamox for altitude sickness.

• Bandages

• Gauze

• Medical tape and a compression bandage for strains or sprains

• Nail clippers.

• Any prescription medication

Electronics

• Mobile Phone and Charger

• Camera, Memory Cards and Charger or Batteries

• Power Bank

Best season to climb Mera Peak?

Spring (March, April, May) and autumn (September October, November) is the best season for the peak climbing in Nepal. Likewise, some people also do climbing even in winter but have to witness extreme coldness and snowfalls its s a bit risky for higher peak climbing.

How about Insurance process for Mera Peak climbing?

Of course, for any international peak climbing and mounting insurance is mostly for your safety. Your insurance should cover personal medical, and evacuation. However, insurance makes your trip low risk and comfortable to travel. Therefore insurance is mandatory for the high altitude trekking and peak climbing.

Insurance of the Crew (guide, porters and Sherpa, cook)

Regarding insurance of our crew (team members) company is well responsible about it. Sunrise Adventure treks will arrange for insurance for our crew (guide, porters, and Sherpa cook) our team member’s insurance coverage their medical, accidental, and rescue coverage if in case of any emergency. The company is well responsible for our field staff but the client should have their own insurance to cover if any high risk.

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Climbing Mera Peak ǀ Mera Peak Trekking

Trip Facts

  • Trekking and climbing
  • 6476 meter
  • Kathmandu
  • 6 to 7 hrs
  • March to May & Sep to Nov